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Jeff Schapiro

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Jeff E. Schapiro is a political reporter and columnist for The Richmond Times-Dispatch. He has covered Virginia's Capitol and campaigns for nearly three decades. Schapiro can heard Fridays at 8:45 a.m. during "Morning Edition."

Articles by Jeff Schapiro

Jeff Schapiro: Brat's Immigrant Views; Sullivan Extended; Morrissey Saga Continues; 3-way Race May Thwart Dems Takeover Bid

Jeff Schapiro analyzes Dave Brat's immigration comments, UVa Board's extension president's contract, the latest Joe Morrisey soap opera episode, and a three-waqy race for the State Senate in Roanoke.

J. Schapiro: McDonnell Appeal Heard; Clinton to Speak; McAuliffe Pardons Wrongly Convicted Man; Judicial Appointments

Jeff Schapiro of the Times-Dispatch offers analysis of the Bob McDonnell appeal, Hillary Clinton's planned appearance in Virginia, Terry McAuliffe's pardon of a man who was convicted and served 29 years for a crime he did not commit, and McAullife's opportunity to appointment several judges.

Jeff Schapiro: Kaine Urges War Powers Action; Fowler's Offensive Posting; Herring Reverses Abortion Regs Ruling; McD. Appeal Hearing

Columnist Jeff Schapiro discusses U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's impassioned speech on presidential war powers revision, Del. Buddy Fowler's racially charged Facebook posting, Atty. Gen. Mark Herring's legal opinion that abortion clinic regulations cannot be imposed on existing facilities, and fortmer Gov. Bob McDonnell's upcoming hearing on his appeal of corruption convictions.

Jeff Schapiro: Herring Wants Sweet Briar Mediation; McAuliffe May be Softening Pipeline Stand; Howell-Stimson; Clinton Takes Webb Idea

Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news, including a proposal to mediate Sweet Briar College’s disputed closing, the governor’s position on a controversial pipeline, and Hillary Clinton adopting an issue from Jim Webb.

J. Schapiro: Legislators Still Grappling with Ethics; 460 Deal Dead; Certain Voting Machines Out; Lawmaking in the Dark

Analyst Jeff Schapiro talks about the Virginia General Assembly's "veto session," the end of the U.S. 460 bypass deal, the Board of Elections decision on voting machines which has some localities scrambling, and the study that finds Virginia's legislature is among the most secreative.

J. Schapiro: GA to Return on Gov.'s Vetoes, Ammendments; Clinton Still Leading in Virginia; Dominion Faces Oppostion to Pipeline, Power Line

Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes what the Republican-controlled legislature may do on Democratic Gov. McAuliffe's actions on April 15, new poll showing Hillary Clinton still favored in the state over potential GOP rivals, and the opposition to Domnion's planned natural gas pipeline and high power line spanning the James.

J. Schapiro: McAuliffe Courts Indiana Businesses; SCOTUS Orders 3rd District Redrawn; Morrissey Saga Continues

Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Gov. McAuliffe's pitch to Indiana business leaders concerned about the Hoosier state's new religious liberty law, the Supreme Court ruling on Virginia's congressional redistricting map, and Joe Morrissey's latest adventures.

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